Bone mineral density measurement in children and adolescents

Lorenc, Roman S. and Kry´skiewicz, Edyta (2005) Bone mineral density measurement in children and adolescents. Clinical cases in mineral and bone metabolism, 2 (2). pp. 158-160. ISSN 1971-3266

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Interpretation of densitometric measurements in children is more complicated than in adults because of steady growth of children over expressed by heterogeneity of skeletal development. Obtained results are additionally affected by age, sex, body mass, height, bone age, environmental factors and illnesses. The aim of this review is to provide overview of present status concerning measurements in children and potential technical possibilities and limitations

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Bone mass measurements, possibilities, limitations, children, results interpretation
Subjects: 600 Tecnologia - Scienze applicate > 610 Medicina e salute (Classificare qui la tecnologia dei servizi medici) > 616 Malattie (classificare qui la Clinica medica, la medicina basata sull'evidenza, la Medicina interna, la Medicina sperimentale) > 616.7 Malattie del sistema muscoloscheletrico
Depositing User: Danilo Dezzi
Date Deposited: 24 Apr 2014 14:09
Last Modified: 24 Apr 2014 14:09

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